May 06, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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HIST 4536 - Eternal Rome: Power and Piety

An interdisciplinary course on the political, religious, and topographical history of the city and its environs over a long time span. The focus is on periods of dramatic change, both political and physical, including the time around the reigns of the first Roman emperor, Augustus, and the first Christian emperor, Constantine; medieval and Renaissance Rome under papal Rome; and the Fascist excavation and recasting of the ancient city. This course may be offered as an education abroad opportunity.

Requisites: (AH 2110 or CLAR 2120 or HIST 1210) and (CLAS 2540 or 2550 or HIST 3292 or 3531) and Sr only
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will have used the topography, architecture, and iconography of Rome to learn about the city’s history.
  • Students will use Rome as a case study for understanding how political authority and religious beliefs take physical form.
  • Students will use a variety of media to interpret and communicate key aspects of a complex subject.

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